Jean-Baptiste Say revolutionary, entrepreneur, economist /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Schoorl, Evert.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series:Routledge studies in the history of economics
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.

This volume is the first full-length biography of Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832), the most famous French classical economist. During his lifetime Say actively took part in three revolutions: the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of economics as an academic discipline. He struggled with Bonaparte, was the owner of a cotton spinning mill, and published his famous Treatise of political economy and many other economic writings.

Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-205) and index.
ISBN:9780203073568 (online)
9781135104115 (online)
Author Notes:Evert Schoorl was director of graduate studies in the economics department at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.